Quilting & Embroidery: A Peek Inside

QM20311 Quilting & Embroidery: A Peek Inside

The Spring 2011 issue of Quilting & Embroidery is on newsstands now. It’s packed with fun projects for anyone who enjoys machine embroidery. Here’s a partial peek into what this issue holds.

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Lady Bug, 16" x 22"

The first thing you’ll notice on the cover is the adorable Lady Bug. Straight from Angie Steveson at Lunchbox Quilts, she’ll stitch up quickly as a hug for someone special.

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Flower Girls, 63" x 71"

If you’re looking for whimsy, check out Flower Girls, where a bouquet of blossoms strut their stuff.

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Fun QM trivia: this is a revised version of a pattern that appeared in Quiltmaker Jan/Feb ’04 (No. 95) under the name Wedding Medallion.

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You can find the Flower Girls embroidery here.

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Digitized, embroidered and made by Bonnie Colonna.

If you were a fan of our Flip Flop series in 2010 issues of Quiltmaker, you’ll be happy to hear that Flip Flop Baskets is now a digitized applique embroidery design which is accomplished in the hoop! Get the Flip Flop Baskets embroidery free for a limited time when you sign up for our email newsletter!

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Michele Mishler is back with On the Farm, a soothing country quilt embroidered row by row. Doesn’t the pieced green checkerboard look like farm fields?

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For a small scrappy project, how about Treasures from the Sea? Designed and embroidered by QM editor-in-chief June Dudley, it’s beautiful and oh-so-simple to make.

There’s all this and much more inside the Spring ’11 Quilting & Embroidery. Grab it now while it’s on local newsstands, or purchase it here. We think you’ll love it.

About Diane Harris

I'm Interactive Editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I've been writing pattern instructions and product reviews, and doing a host of other tasks necessary to help produce a national pattern magazine. Now I work remotely from rural Nebraska to generate some of our online content. I manage the QM Scrap Squad, our blog tours and our Quilt-Alongs. I have one of the best jobs in the world.
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4 Responses to Quilting & Embroidery: A Peek Inside

  1. Nancy says:

    I love the ladybug wall hanging and I know just the person I am going to make it for. This magazine is great for those of us that do machine embroidery and want to incorporate it with our quilting. Thanks so much for the great ideas.

  2. I like scrappy quilting and the Treasures from the Sea looks like a neat scrappy project! I’m excited about the Blook 100 Vol.3 and can hardly wait until May.

  3. Claudia says:

    I love the ladybug! And I love red too. And the blue seashore is soothing.

  4. Claudia says:

    I love the ladybug! And I love red too.

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